Synopses & Reviews
Come along as Angelina teams up with real ballerinas to teach readers all about being a ballet dancer. Angelina shows everyone what to wear, how to stretch and get ready, how to do simple steps, and so much more. And with beautiful photographs of real ballerinas as well as spots of Angelina and friends from the original picture books, My First Ballet Class will be every little ballerinas favorite book!
About the Author
Katharine Holabird's first Angelina Ballerina book was published in 1983. After graduating from the Francis Parker School in Chicago, Katharine attended Bennington College in Vermont. She received a B.A. in Literature from Bennington in 1969, and then worked as a literary editor at the college for a year. The following year she went to Italy, where she became a freelance journalist. In 1974, Katharine married and moved with her husband, Michael Haggiag, to London, England where she lives today with her family. Helen Craig has illustrated more than sixty books for children, including the Angelina Ballerina books. She lives in England.